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Last October, we learned that Michael Mann was considering an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's Agincourt.  Today, ScreenDaily reports that Mann is now officially attached to direct and that Luc Roeg's Independent is developing the project with Benjamin Ross writing the script.  Roeg tells ScreenDaily that Agincourt now has "momentum", but it's still too early to predict a start date for filming.  Mann recently directed the pilot for the upcoming HBO series Luck.  He's also been circling biopics of notorious Chicago crime boss Tony Accardo and Spanish Civil War photographer Robert Capa. Cornwell's novel tells about the famous 15th century Battle of Agincourt through the perspective of young fugitive Nicholas Hook who becomes an archer in King Henry V's fight against the French.    Hit the jump for a synopsis of the novel. Here's the synopsis for Bernard Cornwell's Agincourt: Young Nicholas Hook is dogged by a cursed »

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